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  • The Quietest Place in Almería in by the Cabo de Gata 3 days ago I was visiting the area between the Barriada called Cabo de Gata and the fishing village of Las Salinas this Sunday, following a rainy day. There is a lookout post for birds, although not many flamingos about this weekend. I saw my first house martin for the season. Now is the time in Almería for...
  • Good Food, Good Meat. Why Wait? Let's Eat! 1 week ago I had two lunches yesterday. The first was an invitation to visit and eat with an Elderly British couple. We had fried turkey breast and a glass of white wine. Followed by an ice-cream on a stick. We talked about the weather (it's been raining this week). I then made my excuses and drove along the...
  • Election Year. Coalitions Seem Inevitable. 2 weeks ago Spain is in the midst of an election year, with the elections in the autonomous region of Andalucía, on March 22nd, being the first of several exciting days at the polls. The Andalucian elections, basically a choice between four contenders (plus three tiddlers) who will inevitably need to pact in...
  • A Hearing Device, Guaranteed to Miss Nothing in under Five Metres 2 months ago Age-related problems: losing some of that fine conversation that buzzes around me in a public place. Perhaps it runs in the family. My Great Grand-mother was famously deaf. She used an ear-trumpet to listen in to interesting bits of conversation and would reputedly swivel it away from boors...
  • Political Talk 1 month ago An article written by me in Spanish, which appeared in El Indalico here, touched on the two subjects of how the foreign population has been sidetracked from gaining any employment in our town's public sector (town hall, police and so on) despite our majority in this evidently multi-ethnic...

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Barbara
07:19 AM January 10, 2013

Long-time blog written by someone who really knows (and likes) Spain. Humorous and informative

Geoff Barlow
20:45 PM September 23, 2014

Always worth reading. Interesting, informative and often uplifting.

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